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Mr Raheel Shariff
Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon
Foot & Ankle Specialist
Fellowship trained surgeon who has a dedicated special interest in disorders affecting the foot and ankle. With an exclusive foot & ankle practice
Areas of Interest:
• Heel pain (plantar fasciitis)
• Ankle arthritis – Total ankle replacements
• Arthritis of the foot
• Sports injuries of the foot and ankle
• Fractures of the foot and ankle
• Cartilage defects in foot and ankle
• Achilles tendon disorders– including tendonitis, acute and chronic rupture reconstruction
• Key hole surgery - Ankle Arthroscopy for osteochondral lesions of the ankle
• Lesser toe deformities
• Adult flatfoot deformity correction
• Cavovarus (high arched) foot deformity correction
• Steroid injections
• PRP injections
• Shockwave therapy for heel pain
• Joint preserving surgery for all foot and ankle conditions
Areas of interest
Bunions; Arthritis of big toe; lesser toe deformities; hammer toe; mallet toe; claw toe; cross over toe; midfoot arthritis; Frieberg disease; subtalar arthritis; ankle arthritis; adult acquired flat foot syndrome; cavovarus foot; tibialis posterior dysfunction; Footballers ankle; achilles tendon rupture; achilles tendonosis; cartilage defects of talus and ankle; ankle sprains; foot sprains; sports injuries of foot and ankle; ankle fractures; foot fractures; Lisfranc injuries; ligamentous injuries of foot and ankle; heel pain; plantar fasiciitis; total ankle replacements; joint preserving surgery for foot and ankle conditions
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon with a special interest in Foot & Ankle Surgery
- Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
- Manchester Royal Infirmary
- Trafford General Hospitals
- Altrincham General Hospital
Mr Shariff has been actively involved in research throughout his career. He has several clinical and basic science research studies to his credit. Some examples of his research studies are:
• The recurrence of hallux valgus due to metatarsus adductus, a radiographic study
• Mortons neuroma: a cadaveric, radiographic and histopathological study:
• Midfoot bone block allograft fusion study
Playing cricket with his little ones
(Additional) Languages spoken
Contributing author to:
‘How to suceed in the FRCS T&O Part 1 Exam’, BPP Publishers.
Invited author to – The Foot & Ankle Clinics of North America .
Full papers published:
1. Prevalence of metatarsus adductus in patients undergoing hallux valgus surgery. Foot and Ankle International.Sept. 2014. AA Aiyer, RShariff, J Schub,Ying Li, M Myerson.
2. The management of infection following total ankle replacements: demographics and treatment. Foot & Ankle Int. Sep 35(9). Myerson MS, Shariff R, Zonno Aj.
3. The utility of resection of the fifth metatarsal in the management of the severe cavovarus deformity correction. Foot and Ankle International. 2014 Apr 7;35(6). R Shariff, E Palmanovich, M S Myerson
4. Rheumatoid forefoot reconstruction: outcome of the first MTP joint arthrodesis and Stainsby procedure in the lesser toes. Bass EJ, Shariff R, Sirikonda SP. Foot (Edin). 2014 Jun;24(2)
5. The flexible adult flatfoot deformity: Classification and surgical management options. Myerson MS, Shariff R. The inaugural ‘Chinese Foot and Ankle Journal’. June 2014.
6. Review article on ‘The mallet toe deformity’ for the North American Foot & Ankle Clinics, Molloy A, R Shariff - January 2012
7. Correction of knee flexion contractures in children using the guided growth principle, R Shariff, Shivarathre D, Khan A, Bass A, Sampath J. J.Orthopaedics 2011; 8(3)e11
8. Kinematic assessment of hip movement in pick up activity. R Shariff, S Panchani, J Moorehead, S Scott. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 6:11,Feb 2011.
9. The association between clubfoot and developmental dysplasia of the hip. D Perry, S Tawfiq, A Roche, R Shariff, N Garg, L James, J Sampath, C Bruce. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (Br), 2010; 92-B;1586
10. The effect of total knee arthroplasty on body mass index – a prospective study. R Shariff, M Manickam, O Wainwright, M McNicholas. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery and Rehabilitation 2010
11. How good are orthopaedic surgeons at assessing ECG’s?, R Shariff, F Attar. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery and Rehabilitation, 2010
12. The risk of avascular necrosis following chevron osteotomy: A prospective study using bone scintigraphy, R Shariff, F Attar, D Osarumwene, R Siddique, G Attar. Acta Orthopaedica Belgica, Vol.75 – 2 – 2009
13. Osteotomies for hallux rigidus, R Shariff, M Myerson. The North American Foot & Ankle Clinics, Sept 2015.
- FRCS (Tr & Orth) Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2012
- MRCS Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2006
Reference number 6066595
Details of entry to specialist register
- Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery, 2013
Affiliations / memberships
- British Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society
- American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society
- British Limb Reconstruction Society
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
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